Instituto Stela S&T#002, So you're Canadian, eh?

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Show & Tell #2, por Michael 'Mike' McNulty.
Hora e local: TER 23/09/08 13 h, sala VC, Instituto Stela

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Instituto Stela S&T#002, So you're Canadian, eh?

  1. 1. So you’re Canadian, eh?
  2. 2. How Do Canadians Think People See Us? <ul><li>Strange Brew Movie (SCTV) </li></ul>
  3. 3. How Do Canadians Want People To See Us? <ul><li>Molson Canadian Commercial </li></ul>
  4. 4. Canadian Facts <ul><li>Population : 33,000,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Language: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>English 59.3% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>French (official) 23.2% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other 17.5% </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Canadian Facts <ul><li>Ethnic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>British Isles origin 28% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>French origin 23% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>other European 15% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amerindian 2% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other (mostly Asian, African, Arab) 6% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mixed background 26% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Religion: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Roman Catholic 42.6% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Protestant 23.3% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other Christian 4.4% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Muslim 1.9% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other and unspecified 11.8% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>None 16% </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Top Canadian Stereotypes – Fact or Fiction? <ul><li>Canadians say “Eh?” all the time! </li></ul><ul><li>Canadians are polite and constantly apologizing. </li></ul><ul><li>Canadians and Americans Are The Same. </li></ul><ul><li>Canadians live in igloos. </li></ul><ul><li>Canadian Police ride on horses. </li></ul><ul><li>Canadians love beer. </li></ul><ul><li>Canadians love hockey. </li></ul><ul><li>Hockey is violent and dangerous. </li></ul><ul><li>Canadians are funny. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Canadians say “Eh?” all the time! <ul><li>Yes we do! </li></ul><ul><li>Why: Nobody knows? It makes us sound like we are constantly in need of reassurance. </li></ul><ul><li>More in the small towns than in the cities. </li></ul><ul><li>I am from the city: Try to count how many times I say it before the presentation is over . </li></ul>
  8. 8. Canadians are polite and constantly apologizing. <ul><li>Thank You, but… </li></ul><ul><li>This may have more to do with our dialect than our intentions. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Canadians and Americans Are The Same. Insecure Confident Diversification Assimilation Peacekeeping War Mongering Socialist Capitalist Outwardly Focused Self Centered Risk Adverse Risk tolerant
  10. 10. Canadians live in igloos.
  11. 11. Canadian Police ride on horses. “ Mounties” … comes from: “ Mounted Police” … comes from: To “mount” a horse
  12. 12. Canadians love beer. <ul><li>We do… </li></ul><ul><li>I am an exception. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Canadians love hockey. <ul><li>Hockey Searched on National Statistics Department (StatsCan) </li></ul><ul><li>Active Canadians </li></ul><ul><ul><li>43.1% Men </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>25.7% Women </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Canadians love hockey. <ul><li>True! </li></ul><ul><li>Semi-Pro: </li></ul>
  15. 15. Canadians love hockey. <ul><li>True! </li></ul><ul><li>Pro League: </li></ul>
  16. 16. Hockey is violent and dangerous. <ul><li>True… however: </li></ul><ul><li>American football is much more dangerous. </li></ul><ul><li>Football (Soccer) is also very dangerous. </li></ul><ul><li>Hockey players wear lots of padding these days. </li></ul><ul><li>Hockey players are better on skates than on shoes. </li></ul><ul><li>Accounts for 66% of my broken bones </li></ul><ul><li>Ryan Hand (Video) </li></ul>
  17. 17. Canadians are funny.
  18. 18. Top Canadian Stereotypes – Truths Revealed! <ul><li>Canadians say “Eh?” all the time! </li></ul><ul><li>Canadians are polite and constantly apologizing. </li></ul><ul><li>Canadians and Americans Are The Same. </li></ul><ul><li>Canadians live in igloos. </li></ul><ul><li>Canadian Police ride on horses. </li></ul><ul><li>Canadians love beer. </li></ul><ul><li>Canadians love hockey. </li></ul><ul><li>Hockey is violent and dangerous. </li></ul><ul><li>Canadians are funny. </li></ul>Confirmed Busted Rationalized Busted Busted Confirmed Confirmed Rationalized I Think They Are
  19. 19. Videos: <ul><li>This Hour Has 22 Minutes: Regional Stereotypes - SUV Commercial </li></ul><ul><li>Rick Mercer Report: “Talking To Americans” </li></ul><ul><li>Ottawa Senators vs. Philadelphia Flyers </li></ul><ul><li>Ryan Hand Fight – Part 1 </li></ul>

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